Program Details

Participants visit and are briefed at the National Diet and Supreme Court of Japan. They also have the opportunity to meet with teachers and students of the Legal Training and Research Institute, which provides practical training and instruction for the l
Location:
Seoul, Korea; Tokyo, Japan
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This survey of the Japanese legal system is followed by an exploration of Japanese commercial regulation and international trade issues, including intellectual property. Japanese faculty are drawn from Tokyo universities and active international business practitioners. After students complete the course, students will have the option of doing an additional course in Japanese intellectual property law, as well as an externship.

Participants visit and are briefed at the National Diet and Supreme Court of Japan. They also have the opportunity to meet with teachers and students of the Legal Training and Research Institute, which provides practical training and instruction for the legal profession.

There are three components that constitute the Tokyo buildingssingular core class of Doing Business in Japan. This program begins with an introduction to international business transactions, including international transactions. The primary focus of this section is in International Business Transactions and will be taught by Professor Philip Jimenez from Santa Clara Law. Students gain practical experience by doing legal work under the supervision of a legal professional in the host country, while receiving invaluable integration into the legal culture of the country and make invaluable professional contacts.
Setting Description:
Tokyo presents an almost limitless panorama. This city of shrines is home not only to the Imperial Palace surrounded by the splendor of its gardens, but is also recognized for its Ginza district and skyscrapers. In addition, students may take the opportunity to explore China, Korea, and Southeast Asia before or after the scheduled program. Whether your interests lean toward sightseeing in cities like Kyoto, Nikko, Osaka, or Hiroshima, or you seek the adventure of climbing Mt. Fuji, the opportunities to enrich your experience are boundless in the Tokyo Study Abroad Program.
Cost:
$1000 per unit

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